The Stafford Family of Oregon:Information about Simon (Simeon) Chamberlain
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Simon (Simeon) Chamberlain (b. Abt. 1731, d. December 21, 1816)Simon (Simeon) Chamberlain (son of Simon Chamberlain and Abigail Taylor) was born Abt. 1731 in Douglas, MA, and died December 21, 1816 in Angelica, Allegany, New York.He married Elizabeth Dodge on March 07, 1756 in Dudly, Worchester, MA, daughter of Elijah Dodge and Dorcas Brown.
Notes for Simon (Simeon) Chamberlain:
Simon (Simeon) Chamberlain, about 1731, perhaps near Douglas, MA.is buried in the Until the Day Dawned Cemetary, Angelica, NY.
Soon after his marriage he settled at Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire.On
8 November 1761, Simon and his wife, Elizabeth, were dissmised to the church in Winchester.On 8 October 1776, Simon bought a tract of land in Winchester.They lived there until about 1804 or 05 when they moved to Angelica, Allegany county, NY.They are listed at angelica on the 1810 census for Allegany county.
Apparently their sons preceded them there as French's Gazateer of New York states that the first settlement in that area was made in 1803 on the Genesee River near the "transit" in Belfast, NY.According to Turner's History of the Holland Purchase, the first contracts for land in Belfast were issued in 1804 to Benjamin, Calvin T. and Elisha Chamberlain.
More About Simon (Simeon) Chamberlain and Elizabeth Dodge:
Marriage: March 07, 1756, Dudly, Worchester, MA.
Children of Simon (Simeon) Chamberlain and Elizabeth Dodge are:
- +Elisha Chamberlain, b. April 12, 1770, Winchester, Chesshire, New Hampshire, d. April 02, 1844, Belfast, Allegany, New York.
- Benjamin Chamberlain, b. March 25, 1757, d. date unknown.
- David Chamberlain, b. Abt. 1758, d. date unknown.
- Dorcas Chamberlain, b. July 27, 1760, d. date unknown.
- Elizabeth Chamberlain, b. October 22, 1761, d. date unknown.
- Hepzibeth Chamberlain, b. January 29, 1766, d. date unknown.
- Prudence Chamberlain, b. February 12, 1768, d. date unknown.
- Calvin Chamberlain, b. March 16, 1772, d. date unknown.
- David Chamberlain, b. Abt. 1775, d. date unknown.